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Object: The Hospital of Bethlehem
Series: Perspective Views in and about London
View of the grand new building for Bethlem Hospital in Moorfields, from the street; figures in foreground including street traders and a man with a wooden leg, elegantly dressed figures strolling through grounds in front of hospital. 1747, this state later
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Height: 259 millimetres
Width: 408 millimetres (trimmed)
- Curator's comments
- This print is first listed in the John Bowles catalogue for 1749, in the series 'Perspective Views in and about London', p.34, and the print is number 21. The series at this stage consisted of 39 views of London. This is a later reissue around c.1800.
For an impression published in 1747 see 1880,1113.4091.
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